The Raja Ampat archipelago is found at the northwest tip of Papua Island. The pristine coral reefs here are amoung the most diverse and ancient in the world enticing scuba divers from everywhere. The lush tropical forests are home to many species of striking birds of paradise. Local people are mostly fishermen thanks to the rich variety of fish and coral species found here. Even as tourism becomes increasingly developed, the coral reefs and nature remain well protected and local children are always eager and curious to meet travellers.
Spectacular Raja Ampat
The Raja Ampat means the Four Kings. The main islands in this archipelago are Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo. Marine biologists and scuba divers often rank the archipelago as having the best biodiversity in the world. The hiking cruise trips we offer in this area are an excellent for wild nature lovers, especially for those who feel connected to the underwater universe and want to go swimming with sharks, manta rays or turtles. Are programmes are designed so that travellers can set foot on land almost every day to explore islets, hike in the jungle and enjoy magnificent panoramic views. Keep your eyes and ears open for the famous birds of paradise which frequent these remote islands.
Discover Raja Ampat the Altaï way.